Chemotherapy drugs are usually named to evoke a sense of “lightness” and “quickness,” which may make them appear “more tolerable,” Dartmouth linguistics professor Lewis Glinert reports in his research paper, “Chemotherapy as language: Sound symbolism in cancer medication names.” The paper was published in April in the journal Social Science … Continue reading
Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton, England, have found that coccolithophores, a microscopic marine organism once thought to be the key to solving global warming, may actually have little effect on carbon dioxide levels, the journal Nature reported.
Genetics researchers at Dartmouth Medical School have identified the genes that control cell death during asymmetrical cell division
New research links acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) to a mutation in the Ikaros gene, according to Science Now.
The Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science (DUJS), one of the first undergraduate science journals in the country, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in conjunction with the Wetterhahn Science Symposium at Dartmouth College on May 22.